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again. the country's economic growth is expected to top 12% this year. japan self defense forces and u.s. military will hold their training exercise in waters off okinawa prefecture. they were to practice a land mag nufr, but it has forced military plan tires take a less direct approach. the drill is part of a large scale exercise that starts next week. commanders want to enhance the defense of southwestern islands. in italy they plan to hold a drill on an uninhabited island. they want to rehearse retaking territory occupied by enemy forces. government officials decided last week not to send troops ashore. they want to avoid raising tensions with china. the two countries, are feuding over the senkaku island and uninhabited chain in the east china see, controlled by japan. the beach landing is off, japanese and u.s. personnel will still practice together. troops will board landing craft, and coordinate with air support. >>> artists face a fundamental choice in their work whether to depict what they see in their imagination or the realities of daily life. this question has arrived late i
to this at the highest level, leon panetta, secretary of defense said we don't want to attack iran. we hope that israel will not attack iran. but israel is a sovereign country, and have to make their own decisions about what they will do. you might ask what the reaction would be if you reverse the cast of characters. those of you who have antiquarian interest, you may remember there is a document called "the united nations charter" foundation of modern international law, which bars the threat or use of force in international affairs. there are two rogue states, the nine states and israel, which for him or which regard the charter and international law is just a boring relevance, so do what they like. and that is accepted. these are not just words. there is an ongoing war including terrorism, assassination of nuclear scientists, economic war, u.s. threats which have cut iran out of the international financial system. western military analysts identify what they call weapons of finance as acts of war, the justify violent responses when they are directed against us, that is. the united states is openly ca
these crimes. his defense has been arguing that the ammunition on the ground cannot be directly attributed to their clients and saying that the evidence was circumstantial. we are about to hear from him. >> he is serving a 27-year sentence. would that be in holland cholesteric is he going to move back closer to home -- all end? is he going to be moved back closer to home? >> he has been serving a sentence in the detention center here. he is with other suspected war criminals. >> thank you very much. let get more on hurricane sandy, battering large parts of the u.s. east coast. in maryland, our correspondent is following developments. a very different theme from new york where you are. >> that is exactly right. sandy was a monster. it is pretty cold but new york city was devastated. atlantic city was almost wiped out. that city is waking up this morning underwater. we are hearing reports of the hospital that was evacuated with hundreds of patients including small children that had to be rushed out of their. president barack obama declaring a disaster area in new york and we are hearing that
in private -- >> rose: five points one way or the other? >> it could but -- they are playing defense on too many places. >> rose: i hear you. so the republicans are likely to win the house. >> keep the house. >> rose: boehner returns around the senate could go either way, according to late changes and specific races. there is still half a dozen or more specific races i defy anybody to tell you who is going to win them. >> rose: and nobody knows who is going to win the presidency. there is no strong argument, even though, even though people who and i am thinking specifically, specifically, of nate silver, who talks to me at the back end of this program, about if you look at the lead, who has the lead over, 70 percent, five percent of the time that person wisdom the election. that is looking at previous elections. >> here is something about all of the polls this cycle and here is why you have a difference between the two candidate campaigns and some of the public polls. who is going to vote? who is going to vote? the president is relying on low propensity voters, young voters, african-ameri
know, we can play offense as a country but we don't play defense very well. and that's the problem. even our own-- . >> rose: if are you playing defense you can lose one time and you have lost the game. >> precisely so they can do lots of things. and it's something that we as a country have to focus on, have to put resources into. i mean obviously this is the after smat of this hurricane is going to require lots of resources too. but cyberterrorism is a reality. to know that people are doing things to out the world, you know, shutting down countries. we've seen for, we saw what happened in the ukraine with the russians doing it, kpon knowledge. >> rose: what is happening in mali right now a lot of other places. >> absolutely. so it's going to be the new frontier. it's going to be the new front in the war. >> rose: when you look at what you have had to do, what has been the hardest thing for you as being in charge of new york police. >> at inn this storm. >> rose: in response to this storm. >> well, you know, just the requirement of having a large numbers of police officers in the a
are being heard at the moment. the defense lawyer for costas vaxevanis dismissed these charges as outrageous and invalid. he said there was no proof at all that mr. vaxevanis had violated personal data because the list that was published simply had the names of over 2,000 greeks who are said to hold a bank account at hsbc in switzerland and the bank name itself. there was no data published on how much money was in these accounts or these bank account numbers. so when i spoke to him yesterday, he said this is not a breach of privacy. you do not go to your bank account in disguise, and he said that it's not he who should be in the dark, it is the ministers who he believes have covered up this list for the last two years and simply sat on it rather than following up a potentially serious case of tax evasion. >> i was struck, mark, by how little exposure in terms of the media his story has had in greece. what about the trial? >> there has been more coverage of his trial, and there's certainly been a lot of support for his trial and for his case, certainly his point of view in the social media he
frequency. in our article, quoted a guy from the environmental defense fund who knows a lot about this and eric made the analogy to baseball saying, in connection with the disgraced slugger barry bonds, he said, you could not attribute bonds' use of steroids to only one home run he hit, but only a fool would think that steroids had nothing to do with the amount of home runs he hit and how far he hit. i think that is analogy that is good -- i think it is an analogy that is good to think about. there are many factors that go into extreme weather, but overall, the fact the oceans are higher, the wer is warmer, there was more moisture in the atmosphere, that the arctic ice is melting -- those are facts. it is time to accept them. >> in fact, when you talk about the arctic ice melting, you talk about what scientists say may be a direct link between that and what you are experiencing in new york and people are expressing along the east coast now. but that is right. what you're talking about now is something specific to sandy. one of the interesting and very relevant things about this pa
, what sort of defenses will you put in place if you want to have a city like manhan that's right on the coast, it's at sea level. can we not have that many people living close to the sea. we have almost 4 million americans living a if few feet of high tide. is it right to be insuring that kind of property as well. we also have to think about climate change. we can argue endlessly really and scientists do over exactly how much climate change plays what role with weather. but we know enough to take steps to deal with it. we know enough to have a plan in place to reduce carbon emissions over time. we don't have absolute certainly in foreign policy and the economy, we can't wait around until we know for certain we need to take steps now. >> rose: that's what the mayor pointed to, carbon attacks or maybe able to measure carbon standards. where is there a model, steve, of a city in the world that's responded to the challenge? >> well, it depends on how much wealth you have. i mean holland, the netherlands is essentially an engineered country that if in the absence of its wealth and it
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